Black Friday & Beyond

Whether you’re protesting the egregious miscarriage of justice in Ferguson, the low-wages and conditions for many workers in major corporate chains, or just the general unsavory capitalist exploitation of this long weekend, there are plenty of reasons to Ban Black Friday. On the other hand, there are thousands of small businesses not owned by the white, male oligarchy that you can support if you’re in the shopping mood. Here are a few of our faves, and a few lists we’ve been given by friends. Since you’ll likely be shopping for the rest of your life, you might wanna keep these in mind for this weekend and beyond…

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Black-Owned Businesses in Brooklyn

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Thugz Maison

Wicked Queer

Femme Archist

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Sophia Wallace